Padre Pio

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Padre Pio

(ˈpiːəʊ)
n
a form of punishment shooting employed by paramilitaries in Northern Ireland in which the victim is shot through the palms of both hands (as modifier)
[C21: from Padre Pio (1887–1968), a Capuchin friar said to have borne stigmata on his hands for more than fifty years]